A quilt is not just a relaxing bed cover: it is also a piece of artwork. The crafters that design our quilts pick top-notch vivid materials and arrange them into a distinct work of art. Choose from our stock of over two hundred Amish homemade quilts for a quilt that best complements your style.
Though the pieces of fabric are sewn with each other by machine to ensure tighter sewing, all the quilting is done by hand. 100% cotton fabrics compose the top and bottom of the quilt. The batting sandwiched between those 2 layers, nonetheless, is 100% polyester. This polyester batting warranties both warmth as well as exceptional washing results.
You will discover our quilts to be remarkably large in length and width. The majority of our quilts are generous enough to remove the need for a dust ruffle and pillow shams. Just as bed heights vary, each quilt's dimensions differs as well. We designate the quilt's dimensions in addition to the determined drop for you to compare to the measurements you want. Kindly do your measuring prior to buying!
Can you wash these quilts?
Yes, our quilts are certainly machine-washable! We advise adhering to these standards for best results:
- Machine wash with cold water on gentle cycle.
- Use only light laundry soap, such as liquid Cheer for colors (No bleach or bleach alternatives. No Woolite or fabric softener.) For the very first washing, include 1/2 cup vinegar and 2 tablespoons of salt along with the laundry soap. This natural remedy protects against hemorrhage as well as assists in protecting the colors in your quilt.
- Remove quilt immediately after the washing machine stops to minimize creases and also color-bleeding.
- Never ever put a quilt in the dryer! Line dry on a breezy day.
- Quilts could be dry-cleaned at your own risk, but we most definitely recommend washing.
Amish Homemade Quilt Trivia
Over the centuries, a variety of tactics have been produced to make it more convenient for quilters to piece multi-angled quilts together. One of these methodologies is named paper piecing, which is popularly adopted to put together the challenging points of the Mariner's Compass quilts
. Paper piecing, as it title specifies, uses a special paper pattern on top of which the material segments are sewn. The pattern directs the quilter to properly stitch the pieces together so that the finished top will lay out evenly. Procedures such as this are an effective help to our quilt-makers!